Program Delivery Location: Community Based
Bridging to Trades is delivered through our Community Education model. To discuss delivery of Bridging to Trades in your community, contact us.
Community Education is an alternative education model whereby NVIT delivers programming in First Nations communities throughout British Columbia and across Canada.This type of programming delivery provides students with an opportunity to learn in their own community and is often utilized by students who do not wish to move away from their community, or are currently employed. NVIT Community Education Department can deliver all programs and courses that are offered at the NVIT campuses to communities at a reasonable cost.
The NVIT Community Education (CE) Department supports community-based education and training by delivering various courses and programs off-campus in a variety of First Nations communities and for Aboriginal organizations.
The CE Department believes in utilizing the expertise of the communities and
experiences of the learners as fundamental teaching tools.
The CE Department supports the success of its students by ensuring
the curriculum is designed and delivered as follows:
•in a manner that is student-centered;
•facilitated by Aboriginal professionals who are expert in their areas; and
•in a facility that supports experiential learning in a comfortable
Previous deliveries of the Bridging to Trades program have occurred in the following communities:
Port Alberni , BC-Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
Bella Coola, BC -Lip'alhayc Learning Centre
Chetwynd – Saulteau First Nation/NENAS
Fort St. John – Blueberry River First Nation/NENAS
Tofino – Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation